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Gordon Farquhar | 13:30 UK time, Friday, 19 June 2009

There's a lot of money in sport. A lot. Recently, I've either read or reported on a number of stories which really got me thinking about how all this money whirls around, and why not enough of it seems to spin out to sporting causes that really need it.

I'm writing this in Lausanne, where four of the world's biggest cities, Madrid, Chicago, Tokyo and Rio de Janeiro have been making their 2016 Olympic pitches to the International Olympic Committee.

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